Save Bender Melon Farm

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has launched a $1.2 million campaign to permanently protect the 198 acres comprising the historic Bender Melon Farm. Please help save the farm and forever preserve the character of the Town of New Scotland.

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Farmland Protection

3 acres of farmland are lost to development every minute in the United States. We're fighting back.

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Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has launched a $1.2 million campaign to permanently protect the 198 acres comprising the historic Bender Melon Farm. Please help!

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Efforts are underway to conserve the largest undeveloped acreage below Thacher Park, the 257-acre Heldeberg Workshop Property.

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This vibrant working farm, surrounded by dense development, preserves a piece of the rich agricultural past of the region. However, with just 20 acres remaining of what was once a 1,000-acre farm, the threat of the farm disappearing is real.

6,400 ACRES SAVED!

MHLC partners with The Nature Conservancy, Albany Water Board, and the City of Albany to secure a conservation easement protecting the forests of the Alcove and Basic Creek Reservoirs.

2019 Events

FREE outdoor adventures for you and your family!

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Learn about the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's work to preserve the natural lands of New York's Capital Region.